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Manuel Marquez Md

Physician Turned Tour Guide Manuel Marquez, MD, Enjoys Several Hobbies

About Manuel Marquez MD

Former medical executive officer of Buenaventura Medical Group (BMG) and assistant area medical director for Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Manuel Marquez, MD, spent more than two decades working as a physician in California. Holding a degree from UCLA Medical School, he has a proven ability to lead. Manuel Marquez, MD, now strives to become a leader in his new profession as an ITMI-certified tour director. Possessing in-depth knowledge of more than 50 different cities and countries around the world, including New York City, Madrid, Germany, London, and Italy, Manuel Marquez, MD, has tour director and group leader experience along with cruise and familiarization tour experience. He is currently training to lead tours in the New England and Southern United States areas.

When he’s not sharing his knowledge of cities with others, Dr. Marquez enjoys a variety of hobbies. He is fond of music and reading and enjoys learning about history and geography. He is a wine enthusiast and enjoys eating a range of cuisines, from Spanish and Italian to Thai. Beyond his hobbies, Dr. Marquez is an active member of his community. He is the website editor for, a non-profit organization that support indigenous tribes in Panama, and financially supports KOCE television and KUSC radio. Additionally, he supports the Ventura Botanical Gardens organization and the Nature Conservancy.

Work experience

Feb 2015May 2015

Substitute Paraeducator, Special Needs

Ventura Unified School District
Aug 2010Dec 2012

Clinical Research Coordinator

PMK Medical Group
Jan 2005Dec 2006

Medical Executive Officer

Buenaventura Medical Group (BMG)


Jul 1982Jun 1985

Family Medicine

Ventura County Medical Center Family Practice Residency
Sep 1978Jun 1982


UCLA Medical School
Sep 1974Jun 1978


Harvard College